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Arctic Bay, Arviat, Baker Lake, Cambridge Bay, Cape Dorset, Chesterfield Inlet, Clyde River, Coral Harbour, Gjoa Haven, Grise Fiord, Hall Beach, Igloolik, Iqaluit, Kimmirut, Kugaaruk, Kugluktuk, Naujaat, Pangnirtung, Pond Inlet, Qikiqtarjuaq, Rankin Inlet, Resolute Bay, Sanikiluaq, Taloyoak, Whale Cove
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Open until filled

Causl Employment is for local residents only.

If you are looking for casual employment with the Government of Nunavut, then this is a great opportunity to gain employment and valuable work experience. Casual Employment provides employment opportunities on a short term, as required basis. It’s an opportunity to gain a variety of work experience and a chance to discover what kind of work suits you best.

How Does the Casual Hiring System Work?

  • The Department identifies the need to hire a temporary employee
  • The hiring Department reviews the resumes on file for Casual Employment
  • Interview and reference checks may be conducted, once a candidate is selected Human Resources is informed and the paperwork is processed

Applying for Casual Employment

  • Please indicate on your resume that you are seeking casual employment.
  • Make sure you include that you’re a beneficiary enrolled in the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement
  • Include all the places you have worked, the duties you performed and the dates you worked
  • Include any volunteer work you’ve done
  • Make sure all your contact information is current, remember to contact us if your phone number changes
  • Include your ability to speak and write in Inuktitut or Inuinnaqtun
  • Include a criminal records check and vulnerable sector check with your resume

Your resume will be kept for 6 months in the file, please resubmit every 6 months.

Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Department of Finance (Iqaluit)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 1000, Station 430, Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0
Phone: (867) 975-6222
Toll Free: 1-888-668-9993
Fax: (867) 975-6220